by Sparks In Shadow

“I’m glad my paychecks are coming in now. I never want to go through that humiliation again.”

“They probably thought you were on drugs.”

“Oh, no …”

“It’s funny really.”

“It isn’t.”

“Well, it isn’t important. Let’s just finish dinner and forget about it.”

“How can I seem like that to people and not know it?”

“They’ve probably been burned by someone normal-looking before.”

“Then why loan me anything?”

“Testing you?”

“Testing …”

“Whatever. What they think is no big deal.”

“It is to me. Wouldn’t you be upset if people thought that about you?”

“I wouldn’t care.”

“Well, I do.”